From the Archive: 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ford GT is a supercar that was made in 2005 and 2006 as a spiritual successor to the legendary GT40. The concept model was unveiled at the 2002 North American International Auto Show. The Heritage Edition was made to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Ford’s four-year winning streak at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and only 343 were built. The engine is a 5.4 liter supercharged Modular V8 that produces 550 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph. This car weighs 3,391 pounds since the body panels are composite, and the chassis is an aluminum spaceframe.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The new Ford GT was unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, and is being made 2016 and 2020. A total of 1,000 will be built. The engine is a 3.5 liter twin turbo Ecoboost V6 that produces 647 horsepower and 550 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. This car weighs 3,054 pounds since the body panels are carbon fiber and the chassis is a carbon fiber monocoque. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 216 mph. The price of the Ford GT is $500,000.